The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Operations Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Infrastructure Operations Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Operations Engineer
Rank 895 892 894
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Operations Engineer 16 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.002% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.002% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 15 2 3
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +81.81%
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £50,000 £26,250
% change year-on-year
-22.50% +90.47%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109010 105147 109704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.71% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 90448 86287 94223
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,448 £26,500 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Infrastructure Operations Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Infrastructure Operations Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Infrastructure Operations Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Operations Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Infrastructure Operations Engineer within the UK.

Infrastructure Operations Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Operations Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Infrastructure Operations Engineer over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 within the UK.

Infrastructure Operations Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Infrastructure Operations Engineer
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Operations Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -29 16 £40,000 -20.00%
South East -6 7 £40,000 -20.00%
Hampshire - 7 £40,000 -
Leeds - 3 £27,000 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £27,000 -
Wiltshire - 3 £37,500 -
Yorkshire - 3 £27,000 -
South West - 3 £37,500 -
Swindon - 3 £37,500 -
London - 2 £52,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £25,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £25,000 -
City of London - 1 £52,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £25,000 -

Infrastructure Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Infrastructure Operations Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Infrastructure Operations Engineer in their job title.

1 20 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 16 (61.54%) Windows
3 15 (57.69%) MCSE
3 15 (57.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (53.85%) VMware
4 14 (53.85%) Cisco
5 13 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (50.00%) MS Excel
6 11 (42.31%) Degree
7 10 (38.46%) Management Information System
8 9 (34.62%) MCP
8 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
9 7 (26.92%) NetApp
9 7 (26.92%) ITIL
9 7 (26.92%) Linux
9 7 (26.92%) SCOM
9 7 (26.92%) PCI DSS
10 6 (23.08%) PowerShell
10 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
10 6 (23.08%) Citrix
10 6 (23.08%) CCNA
11 5 (19.23%) LAN
11 5 (19.23%) SCCM
12 4 (15.38%) Spread Betting
12 4 (15.38%) VBScript
12 4 (15.38%) HP
12 4 (15.38%) Apple
13 3 (11.54%) CheckPoint
13 3 (11.54%) DMZ

Infrastructure Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Infrastructure Operations Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Infrastructure Operations Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 5 (19.23%) LAN
3 3 (11.54%) DMZ
4 2 (7.69%) SAN
5 1 (3.85%) DNS
5 1 (3.85%) Internet
5 1 (3.85%) Firewall
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (3.85%) WAN
5 1 (3.85%) DHCP
5 1 (3.85%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.85%) Law
1 1 (3.85%) Legal
1 1 (3.85%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Management Information System
2 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (15.38%) Spread Betting
4 3 (11.54%) CMDB
5 2 (7.69%) Clustering
6 1 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 16 (61.54%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) Linux
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) ITIL
2 3 (11.54%) Load Balancing
3 2 (7.69%) Change Control
3 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
3 2 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (3.85%) Supplier Management
4 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 4 (15.38%) VBScript
3 2 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (57.69%) MCSE
1 15 (57.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (42.31%) Degree
4 9 (34.62%) MCP
5 6 (23.08%) CCNA
6 2 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (7.69%) CCIE
6 2 (7.69%) CCNP
6 2 (7.69%) VCAP
7 1 (3.85%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.85%) XenApp
3 1 (3.85%) XenServer
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) SCOM
2 5 (19.23%) SCCM
3 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.85%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 20 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 14 (53.85%) Cisco
2 14 (53.85%) VMware
3 7 (26.92%) NetApp
4 6 (23.08%) Citrix
5 4 (15.38%) HP
5 4 (15.38%) Apple
6 3 (11.54%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.85%) MobileIron